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Locum Consultant - GUM & HIV

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Contraception and Sexual Health
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Fixed term: 12 months (12 months)
Hours
10 sessions per week (Full time 5 days a week, 10 PAs)
Job ref
M4532336-A
Site
Croydon Sexual Health Centre
Town
Croydon
Salary
£84,559 - £114,003 +LW
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
02/10/2022 23:59

Croydon is a busy, exciting and diverse place to work. The borough has one of the youngest populations in London and continues to grow.

Croydon Health Services cares for local people at Croydon University Hospital, Purley Memorial Hospital and in clinics and people’s homes all across the borough.

We are a very close-knit and friendly organisation where everyone of our 3600 members of staff is valued. We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest asset and so through Listening into Action – our way of engaging staff - we empower everyone at any level to initiate and bring about real improvements in our care.

Join us and be a part of the team that is making Croydon proud.  #choosecroydon

Job overview

An opportunity has arisen for a full time 10 PA GUM & HIV Consultant at Croydon Sexual Health Centre (CSHC) for a fixed period of 6 months.

CSHC is situated in purpose built premises on the acute hospital site. It is fully integrated with contraception and sexual health delivered from the ground floor and HIV on the 1st floor. In addition, CSHC operates a specialist psychosexual service and specialist training.

The post holder will work within the multi–disciplinary team providing care for patients for Sexual Health & HIV. The individual will be required to play an active role in the general workload of the department while having a commitment to teaching and training of other staff.

Main duties of the job

An opportunity has arisen for a full time 10 PA GUM & HIV Consultant at Croydon Sexual Health Centre (CSHC) for a fixed period of 6 months.

CSHC is situated in purpose built premises on the acute hospital site. It is fully integrated with contraception and sexual health delivered from the ground floor and HIV on the 1st floor. In addition, CSHC operates a specialist psychosexual service and specialist training.

The post holder will work within the multi–disciplinary team providing care for patients for Sexual Health & HIV. The individual will be required to play an active role in the general workload of the department while having a commitment to teaching and training of other staff.

Working for our organisation

 

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon.

These include:
• Croydon University Hospital
• Purley Hospital
• The Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Centre in Thornton Heath
• Community bases at Purley, Sanderstead, New Addington, Broad Green, Woodside
• A minor injuries unit in New Addington

The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 3,500 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.

Our Vision:

“Excellent integrated care for you and your family, when and where you need it”

Our 5 key ‘Here for you’ promises to the people of Croydon are:

• You feel cared for by helpful and welcoming staff
• You feel in safe hands with highly professional staff
• You feel confident in your treatment from skilled teams of compassionate clinicians
• You feel we value your time with convenient appointments, minimal waiting and care closer to home
• You feel it’s getting better all the time as we continue to improve our services

We are one of 17 Trusts in the country who have been accepted as national pioneers on staff engagement and empowerment, through the adoption of "Listening into Action" as a new way of working. The approach we are taking to “Listening into Action” is new and different.

 

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please review the attached job description and person specification for all details regarding this position.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • MB BS or equivalent
  • MRCP or equivalent
  • CCT in GU Medicine (or be eligible within 6 months of interview date)
  • Full registration with the GMC
Desirable criteria
  • Higher degree (MD PhD or equivalent)
  • Diploma in GUM
  • Letter of competence in Medical Education

Training and experience

Essential criteria
  • Highly developed and practical knowledge of clinical procedures and practices within reproductive and sexual health acquired through qualification, experience and CPD
  • GUM & HIV outpatient experience
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge of local population needs
  • Experience of managing and developing GUM/ HIV Clinical Services

Management and Leadership

Essential criteria
  • Able to demonstrate leadership capability within multi-disciplinary teams
  • Understanding of the principles of clinical governance
  • Experience in the development of clinical guidelines including clinical care pathways or submissions to drug and therapeutics committees.
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in service delivery change and modernisation within a reproductive health service.
  • Management course and or qualification

Audit & research

Essential criteria
  • Thorough understanding of principles of medical audit. Must have undertaken and completed audit projects.
Desirable criteria
  • Relevant research experience in one or more aspects of specialty specific topic
  • Experience of clinical research
  • Publication of relevant review articles or case reports.

Personal

Essential criteria
  • Effective communicator, able to work in a multidisciplinary team and co-operate with all medical and paramedical staff
  • Professional attitude towards work, reliability, good record of attendance and tidy personal appearance

Teaching

Essential criteria
  • Experience of undergraduate and post-graduate teaching
  • Experience of teaching and training of primary care practitioners including group tutorials and specialty updates as well as training for LOC in IUT and SDI
Desirable criteria
  • Teaching skills course and qualification

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Trust IDCapital Nurse, LondonListening into Action (LiA)No smoking policyLondon Living Wage is a voluntary commitment made by employers, who can become accredited with the Living Wage FoundationPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positiveDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Jamal Smith-John
Job title
Operations Manager
Email address
jsmith-john@nhs.net
Telephone number
0208 401 3813